Parkes NSW 2870

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The Postcode for Parkes NSW is 2870

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Latitude:-33.138326 Longitude:148.174166

Parkes Radio Telescope

You will find much to enjoy in Parkes an ideal destination for an overnight stay or a weeklong visit. Parkes is a great place to stop and explore what the
Central West of New South Wales has to offer.

No visit to Parkes would be complete without a visit to its star attraction, the CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope - star of the Australian hit movie 'The Dish'.
The purpose of the mysterious looking dish can be described as listening to the stars. Astronomers, curious about the features and working of the
universe have used the telescope for more than 40 years. Parkes Radio Telescope is one of Australias most prominent landmarks and part of our scientific
and engineering heritage.

For fantastic views of Parkes, take a drive up Memorial Hill (Bushman's Street), one of the highest points in Parkes offering great panoramic views over the
shire. Bushman's Hill is the site of one of Parkes' first Gold Mines, in… Read More


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